Tuesday 2 November 2010
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic).
In that special week of November people in US were listening to Like A G6 by Far*East Movement.
The Next Three Days, directed by Paul Haggis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010
while The Lost Hero: The Heroes of Olympus, Book One by Rick Riordan was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Unemployment of Danny London.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Chaos;Head Love Chu Chu! or Costume Quest.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 2 November 2010 ?
- Catholicism - All Souls Day (unless on a Sunday)
- Rastafari movement - The coronation of Haile Selassie (1930) celebrated
- USA - admission day (1889) of North Dakota and South Dakota as 39th and 40th states.
- Ancient Latvia - Dveselu Diena held
- Mexico and the United States - Day of the Dead (Spanish: El Dia de los Muertos), a Mexican and Mexican-American celebration of dead ancestors.
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- Greek mail bombs
- Parcel bombs explode at the Mexican, Russian and Swiss embassies in Greece. Similar packages were sent or addressed to the embassies of Belgium, Bulgaria, Chile, Germany and the Netherlands over the past two days. (''China Daily'')
- Greece suspends international mail and parcel services for 48 hours. (Al-Jazeera)
- Two militants are killed by security forces in the Shopian district of south Kashmir. (Sify)
- A series of bomb blasts in Baghdad, Iraq, kill at least 63 and injure 180. (Xinhua)
- Fudan University releases the results of a survey that shows that 72.6% of Shanghai residents visited Shanghai Expo, an average of 2.31 times per resident. (''Shanghai Daily'')
- BP raises the estimated cost of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico to $40 billion. (Reuters)
- At least 14 people are killed as Tropical Storm Tomas passes over Saint Lucia. (''Jamaica Observer'')
- Thousands of people are stranded amid flash floods in Thailand. (''Straits Times'')
- 17 people are killed and three others injured when a truck carrying them overturned at Tarapur talukav near Indranaj in India. The truck was on its way from Surat to Bhavnagar. (''PTI'' via Mathrubhumi)
- Continuing eruptions of Mount Merapi in Java, Indonesia, lead to cancellation of flights to the nearby city of Yogyakarta. (''Shanghai Daily'')
- President of Venezuela Hugo Chávez welcomes President of Colombia Juan Manuel Santos to Caracas. (Xinhua)
- A senior military intelligence officer is arrested in Taiwan for being a double agent for China. (RTHK)
- Japan temporarily recalls its ambassador to Russia amid a dispute over a visit by President Dmitry Medvedev to the Kuril Islands. (BBC)
- UK Prime Minister David Cameron and the French President Nicolas Sarkozy meet in London and sign a treaty allowing joint development and testing of nuclear warheads, and outline plans for a joint army expeditionary force. (Xinhua)
- A court in Zambia grants bail to two Chinese managers accused of attempted murder for shooting and injuring 11 coal miners during a protest over pay and working conditions. (Zambian Watchdog)
- Yemen charges militant Islamic cleric Anwar al-Awlaki with incitement to kill foreigners. (CNN)
- Salum Khalfani Bar'wani of the opposition Civic United Front party is elected as a Member of Parliament, the first albino to serve elective office in Tanzania. (BBC)
- Kosovo's government is brought down. (BBC)
- Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is subjected to calls for his resignation by opposition politicians amid reports of his involvement with a 17-year-old girl. He responds by saying ampquotIt's better to like beautiful girls than be gayampquot, causing further anger and leading to demonstrations by gay groups. (''The New York Times'')
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